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Senior Director - API Sourcing & Procurement

Company: TEC Group International
Location: Portugal
Closing Date: 23 Jan 17
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): 100,000+
Benefits: Excellent

Job Summary:




The successful candidate will take on the duties for Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) strategic sourcing and procurement in support of R&D along with commercial operations. Responsibilities include identifying short and long term sourcing partners, developing procurement strategies, leading supplier appraisal and contract negotiations, obtaining market intelligence and engaging with internal and external business partners.


The key overall responsibilities of the role are as follows:

·         Full cycle of supplier identification and engagement.

·         Contract and price negotiation with suppliers.

·         Full vendor management.

·         Manage the API and key RM supply chain, including dealing with regulations in the clinical supply chain.

·         Support the R&D team with sourcing API.

·         Develop strategies for risk management for the cost and supply chain of API.

·         Work closely with the regulatory team for the CMC life cycle.

·         Large emphasis on due diligence of suppliers.

·         Develop strong partnerships with the procurement team.

·         Be an ambassador for the company at conferences and supplier meetings.


The successful candidate’s credentials will closely match with the following parameters:

·         Ph.D. in Chemistry;

·         Minimum 15 years’ experience in Pharma Industry, R&D and Laboratory;

·         Experience in the API process development and procurement;

·         Experience in dealing with selecting vendors;;

·         Strong negotiation skills

·         Strong communication skills.

·         Problem solving skills.

·         Motivated team player.


·      Availability to travel, as required, on an international basis;

·      Fluency in English (written and spoken)

·      Computer skills are essential.


Applying for the job

There are various ways to apply for this position:

·         Apply direct from the website ( by clicking “apply now”

·         Contact the consultant directly:

Stuart Gill     –

                               +44 (0) 208 544 3425


About TEC Group International

We are TEC Group. We are international recruitment specialists. We are the link between highly-specialised industries and the professionals that make them work. Expert consultants, a global network of offices and the latest technology allow us to join the dots in the talent process.

TEC Group International supports the Scientific, Engineering and Energy sectors. We have completed assignments in over 60 countries and support projects all over the world through our subsidiaries and partners.


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Contact Information:

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Dowgate Hill House, 14-16 Dowgate Hill, London
Tel:  +44 (0) 208 544 3400
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